Diesel Mechanic Program at Florence - Darlington Technical College (FDTC)
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Diesel Mechanic Program
The diesel mechanic program at Florence - Darlington Technical College prepares students for careers in heavy equipment maintenance, locomotive maintenance, over-the-road truck maintenance, fleet maintenance, dealership service, and aftermarket parts development. The program focuses on applying technical knowledge and skills to repair, service, and maintain diesel engines in vehicles, as well as stationary diesel engines in electrical generators and related equipment. Program courses include: engine maintenance systems, engines, power trains, and fluid, power, and electrical systems. Get more details below including other South Carolina colleges that offer diesel mechanic program.
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Students Enrolled in the Diesel Mechanic Program
Get more details below regarding enrollment, academics, and school demographics. FDTC offers an associate's degree program in diesel mechanic.
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Career Options for GraduatesUpon completion of the Diesel Mechanic program at Florence - Darlington Technical College, most students have pursued careers in the following fields:
Bus and Truck Mechanics and Diesel Engine Specialists
Diagnose, adjust, repair, or overhaul buses and trucks, or maintain and repair any type of diesel engines. Includes mechanics working primarily with automobile or marine diesel engines.
- Career Outlook & Projects ():
According to the BLS, bus and truck mechanics and diesel engine specialists employment is expected to grow at a rate of 14.5% from 2010 to 2020
- Salary & Wages
- Florence, SC
- Total Employment: 190
- Average Hourly Rate: $16.94
- Average Annual Salary: $35,230
- Florence, SC
Source: Job descriptions, estimated salary and wages, and projected job growth are taken from the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS).
Other schools offering Diesel Mechanic Programs in South Carolina
Diesel Mechanic programs are available at the colleges and universities listed below.
C = Certificate or Award | A = Associate Degree | B = Bachelor's Degree | M = Master's Degree | D = Doctor Degree (Ph.D.,M.D.,...)
|Orangeburg Calhoun Technical College|
8 students completed this program
|Greenville Technical College|
25 students completed this program